The Thamesmead Festival 2017 was a partnership event between Peabody, Thamesmead residents, local organisations and artists, part funded by Arts Council England, supported by London Borough of Bexley and Royal Borough of Greenwich and delivered by Emergency Exit Arts.
Prooving to be a popular and successful event, it has now been shortlisted in the London First Awards for the ‘contribution to London’s cultural excellence’ category. These awards recognise the 2017 achievers and achievements which keep our Capital working for the UK.
Voting is open to the public and Thamesmead Festival has some tough competition so every vote counts!
To vote, please click here and choose your preferred winners. The voting will close at 5pm on Wednesday 28 March 2018.
As the 18-month project draws to a close the young producers have developed a creative heritage scrapbook. See the work they have done.
Nelly, our Mechanical Elephant was featured on BBC's Don't Tell the Bride. The couple rode the elephant through the streets of Brighton.
EEA have been awarded the commission to create the largest Carnival ever seen in Newham host of the Olympic Games in East London.